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Reviews of ABERCORN HOUSE HOSTEL

Hostel | 28 Bute Gardens, Hammersmith, London, England W67DS

71.4% Overall Rating

638 out of 752 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (31/08/2014)

Billy Partridge thinks…

"Friendly reception team, good location for Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo, 24hr reception, small rooms (2 double bunks in my room), hot and clean showers (once you realise the taps are plumbed the…"

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Facilities

  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Cash only accepted upon arrival.

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71.4%

Overall Rating

638 out of 752 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'ABERCORN HOUSE HOSTEL'

Atmosphere
60.8%
Location
90.4%
Facilities
64.0%
Cleanliness
72.8%
Staff
66.4%
Value
74.4%
Safety
71.2%
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65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

06 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet and clean, and close to the Hammersmith tube station

Disliked: Seems in a bad part of town, but very safe!

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

samuel harvey

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 January 2013 samuel would recommend this property

Liked: Easy to get to from the station. Friendly people staying there. The tv room is a nice place to eat dinner and chill out in.

Disliked: The lift doesn't work so you have to walk up stairs

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Daniel Perez Vazquez

With my spouse / partner

City break
Family Holiday

01 January 2013 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: good location, next to hammersmith & city line and district line nice rooms but see what we disliked :

Disliked: there were FIVE (yes, 5) kitchens in our floor, whereas there was only ONE shower room. The kitchens have a stove, but the staff doesn't provide any pots or pans!!! that doesn't make any sense!!!! it's absolutely unbelievable, they told us that we should buy our own kitchen stuff! also they only give you 1 toilet paper for the whole stay, there are no cleaning products in kitchen, no soap in toilets, etc

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

SEAN BROWN

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 January 2013 SEAN would recommend this property

Liked: Ideal location for my new years day run in Hyde park! Stroke of luck to with the parking, right outside main entrance. Fridge was handy as well for party beer!

Disliked: Struggled every time trying to get into room . The key and lock kept turning and turning.Had to ask reception twice to be let in.Very frustrating when soaked and drunk , tired at 2.30 am! The room was Hospital White , needed more colour.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Spencer Woods

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

31 December 2012 Spencer would recommend this property

Liked: The beds were very nice, the room and entire place was very clean, and there was a mini fridge in the room. Also access to a kitchen and clean bathrooms.

Disliked: You have to press the button constantly to take a shower. Kind of down a dark road, but not a big deal.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Events / festivals
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

27 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very helpful and friendly (and upgraded us to a nicer room free of charge!), the room was ideal and the location is good.

Disliked: The communal area wasn't busy so there wasn't a great atmosphere for meeting other people

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

26 December 2012

Liked: Quite clean and new.

Disliked: Very weak shower and you have to press the button every 5 seconds and it stops when you press it, so I was frozen in the shower. No hook inside shower, everyone places the shampoo on the ground. No wifi, you pay 1 pound for 1 hour wifi. The staff were extremely unfriendly especially the guy works at night. Kitchen has no facilities at all, not even one pot or pan.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

19 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the cleanliness, atmosphere and location were excellent

Disliked: the shared showers

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

11 December 2012

Liked: Good location,close to subway,lot of pubs nearby where you can get a cheap,decent meal.

Disliked: Very small, uncomfortable room...extremely small bed(sofa bed with mattress on top), very small bathroom...nothing that would show the true meaning of a name "deluxe room". We did not expect too much, but this was not good value for money.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Damjana Cvelbar

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

05 December 2012 Damjana would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, clean room and facilities, fridge in the room, towels inclueded in price (they were changed after 3 days)

Disliked: It would be nice (and practical) if there were any hangers or shelves in the showers and bathrooms

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

05 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very well located. Not too far from the city center and serviced by 3 very good tube lines, Circle, District, and Piccadilly. Also, the hostel itself was very clean. The housekeeping staff were especially friendly as well.

Disliked: We tried to check in early at around 7AM however we were told that we had to pay for another night.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Lucie Susova

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

05 December 2012 Lucie would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, nice and clean rooms and kitchen.

Disliked: Terrible toilets, dirty and uncomfortable showers.

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Melissa Dura

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

03 December 2012 Melissa would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean. The beds were extremely comfortable and I was impressed with the complementary shower gel and soap. The staff were quite friendly. Good value for money and excellent for anyone wanting a cheap overnight stay.

Disliked: N/A

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 November 2012

Liked: The location is excellent.

Disliked: The staff is unfriendly. The receptionist is sitting behind a thick glass like in prison's visisting area.Awkard mental house atmoshpere and smell.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

26 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location, cleanliness,safety (we stayed in double deluxe room on groundfloor and it was great-basic, but everything we needed)

Disliked: n/a

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

24 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, very clean rooms and other facilities. Friendly and helpful staff.

Disliked: No free Wifi and the cleaning could be noisy in the morning ;)

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 November 2012

Liked: cleanliness

Disliked: unfriendly environment, no lift, no internet

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

18 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean bathrooms and showers. Also the rooms were up to date and clean. Hammersmith tube station is just down the road. Can really recommend the private two person room!

Disliked: There was construction going on on Saturday morning.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

joga bains

Alone

Business / conference
Events / festivals
Work / volunteering

15 November 2012 joga would recommend this property

Liked: very clean - rooms and beds clean showers clean enough to have a shower in! toilets clean I have this fixation with cleaniness

Disliked: you can only pay with cash - no credit card machine - which is a bit disappointing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Flavio Zuffa

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

09 November 2012 Flavio would recommend this property

Liked: PRICE, position

Disliked: Flavio left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

09 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, freshly renovated, Big room, nice kittchen, towls and soap included, over all nearly perfect

Disliked: No Toilette paper and a hair in the sower and in the bed but except that very very clean

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

07 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and spacious. beds comfortable. location 1 minute to hammersmith.

Disliked: communal showers. not sue if there was a shower and toilet room for female only. showers are warm but not hot.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

05 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Large bedroom (double) with table and personal fridge, toilet paper, shower gel, soap and clean towel. Clean sheets, we stay 3 nights and the sheets was changed once during the stay, really great! All accomodation for cooking. Helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

William Parker

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 November 2012

Liked: Not a lot

Disliked: Showers are terrible - No temperature control so some are too hot, some are too cold, and the goldilocks shower doesn't exist. Also there is nowhere to hang your towel/clothes while showering and you need to push the button to keep the shower on every 20 seconds. Internet is not free - 1 pound per hour. Given the price of rooms, this should be free. Presence of kitchens is a nice change, but there seems little point as pots and pans are not provided, and few people carry their own. Beds were poorly made, and the cleaners barge into your room at 9am on a sunday. Unfriendly staff and no atmosphere whatsoever. I would advise staying at St. Christophers Hammersmith or Queen Elizabeth over in Fulham instead.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

04 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: rooms were recently modernized

Disliked: the matresses were a little to soft the noice from the stairway is heared in the room


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